Monday, April 14, 2014

Chic Sightings: Navy and White Striped Top

We've only had a few days of warm weather (and it might snow tonight!), but I saw a ton of striped tops over this weekend, styled in all sorts of different ways...
Striped top – Petit Bateau, yellow capris – Dsquared2,  espadrilles – Bella Vita, green golf pants – GolfinoTechno, canvas shoes – Converse

Striped top – Petit Bateau, white jeans – 7 for All Mankind, red loafers – Aerosoles, skirt – Jil Sander, espadrilles – Lauren Ralph Lauren

Striped top – Petit Bateau, navy blazer – Mango, skirt – MaxMara, pumps – Trotters, cardigan – Paul Smith Black Label, navy trousers – Dorothy Perkins, red flats – Chloe

10 comments:

  1. Belovedest takes the best photographs, doesn't he?

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  2. Yes, a gorgeous photograph! I love the new heading. I've gotten pretty tired, on the other hand, of striped tees (which I've started to think of as The Jailhouse Rock Look). I do acknowledge, however,that this is in large part sour grapes, since for me to get away with wearing bold horizontal stripes would require a body transplant.

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    1. I was pondering as I worked on this - these shirts are both classic and trendy! Such a thing is always hard to reconcile...

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    2. There's no denying that such striped tees give an instant French mariner/springtime vibe--at least to the slim--and take almost no thought to style. Bring on your bold espadrilles and cardigan and you're good to go. There's freedom in that.

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    3. "These shirts are both classic and trendy!" If I remember correctly, more than 40 years ago I bought a navy and white striped sailor shirt like this from L.L. Bean . (Wore it for several years and never got tired of it.)
      Kris

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  3. I love stripes and these are some great outfits.

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  4. Those Bella Vita espadrilles have my name written all over them. I picked up a striped top at JCP (Liz Claiborne Ottoman Peplum Top) that is so perfect for me that I bought it in every color (and wish it came in more!). Now to tone my upper arms ...

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  5. Great new look for the blog!

    And I'd wear all the outfits above in a twinkling (if I could find white jeans that didn't make me look like an orca with legs).

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  6. I'm really not a big fan of stripes... What to replace this kind of tee with? Could you create a basic wardrobe for spring with no stipes but that has some nice colors? Thanks!

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